Future Rust Micro Grants 2023

The application window is now closed. Thank you for your submissions! Future Rust announces micro grants to support creative independent handpan projects! If you are an up-and-coming artist or an independent event producer, and you need money to realize your project, this is for you! The grants are between 100-300 € in value and the… Continue reading Future Rust Micro Grants 2023

Ukraine aid handpan music compilation by Ukrainian musicians released

Ukrainian players of the world’s newest musical instrument, the handpan, have released a compilation of Ukrainian handpan music to raise funds in this time of their nation’s urgent need. The album can be downloaded at Future Rust website for voluntary donation. The compilation is entitled Contra Spem Spero, which roughly translates to “Against All Expectations,… Continue reading Ukraine aid handpan music compilation by Ukrainian musicians released

Future Rust begins (again)

Sometimes after the Handpan Day 2021 my good friend Connor Shafran offered to help with running the label. Me and Connor had been talking about music intensely for months, and since there has always been a lot of resonance between our ideas, we decided to start developing Future Rust together. In December we started to… Continue reading Future Rust begins (again)